As well as studies in the history and theory of music and theology, tuition emphasises choral and orchestral conducting, performance and improvisation in organ playing, piano and singing.
The artistic training covers all orchestral instruments, piano, organ, plucked string instruments and historical keyboard instruments. This course of study prepares students for a career as orchestral players or possible soloists.
UdK Berlin offers a unique studying opportunity for highly gifted aspiring conductors: the Masters in Conducting and the Advanced Professional Training for Conductors.
Central to the study of composition is finding one's own musical voice and cultivating artistic means to articulate it. The UdK's unique program features special focus areas on intonation research / microtonality, compositional theory, experimental music theater, and sound organisation.
The study course "Music Education" provides the necessary qualification for these who want to become teacher in music schools, other public institutions and in the private sector.
The study programme Artistic Training/Instruments includes the area of keyboard instruments: piano, organ, organ improvisation and as well historical keyboard instruments.
In a unique opportunity in Berlin, the Institute for Artistic Training in Early Music and Historic Performance Practice brings together teachers and students of historical instruments.
The piano department at the UdK Berlin has got an almost hundred-fourty-year-old prestigious history. Here you find information about the programme.